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April 25, 2022, 2:00 AM

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New York Times:
Sources: Twitter's board met Sunday to discuss Elon Musk's bid, which is being considered more seriously after Musk's filing detailed $46.5B in financing  —  Twitter's 11-member board met on Sunday morning to discuss Mr. Musk's offer to buy the company and take it private.  — Give this article- - - Read in app
Kyle Chayka / New Yorker:
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
Oracle patches a critical bug in Java 15 and above, which lets attackers forge TLS certificates and signatures, two-factor authentication messages, and more  —  A failure to sanity check signatures for division-by-zero flaws makes forgeries easy.  —  Organizations using newer versions …
Emma Roth / The Verge:
Apple warns it will remove apps from the App Store that haven't been “updated in a significant amount of time” and is giving developers 30 days to update them  —  Wiping apps that haven't been updated in a ‘significant amount of time’  —  Apple may be cracking down on apps that no longer receive updates.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
iPhone 14 expectations: a larger 6.7" non-Pro Max, while the Pro models will get the A16, a 48MP wide-angle camera, and pill-shaped and circular notch cutouts  —  Even though it may feel like the iPhone 13 just went on sale, the iPhone 14 launch is less than six months away.
Shruti Shekar / Android Central:
Leaked images seem to show a Google Pixel Watch testing model left at a US restaurant, with a minimalist design in black, a crown, and a proprietary Google band  —  If this is the final design of the Google Pixel Watch, then many of the rumors have come true.  —  What you need to know
Washington Post:
Apple, Amazon, and Google have turned to old union-busting tactics, like surveilling workers suspected of organizing, posting propaganda, and hiring consultants  —  Tech companies are facing increasing momentum from workers trying to organize  —  At a Staten Island warehouse set to start …
James Vincent / The Verge:
The EU's DSA forces Meta, Google, and other large online platforms to make their algorithms transparent to users, handle misinformation during crises, and more  —  The Digital Services Act will re-shape the online world  —  The EU has agreed on another ambitious piece of legislation to police the online world.
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Evelyn Cheng / CNBC:
Robotaxi startup Pony.ai announces that Guangzhou granted the company a license to operate 100 self-driving cars as traditional taxis in the Chinese city  —  - Self-driving start-up Pony.ai announced Sunday it received a taxi license, the first of its kind in China.
Aditya Hadi Pratama / Tech in Asia:
DoubleMe, a South Korean startup specializing in converting 2D videos into 3D models for the metaverse, raises a $25M Series A with Samsung among investors  —  DoubleMe, a South Korea-based metaverse startup, has raised US$25 million in a series A round co-led by Coentry Investment and NH Investment …
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
How Telegram became the most prominent platform for the right-wing fringe, including by not having a recommendation algorithm, which helps groups stay hidden  —  Once conservative America decided that mainstream social media platforms were unfairly censoring them — a belief born of pressure …
MIT Technology Review:
A look at Jakarta's “base camps”, informal meeting points that let Gojek drivers organize for better working conditions, including health insurance and sick pay  —  In Jakarta, ride-hailing giant Gojek's fleet of motorbike taxi drivers are building worker power through worker community.

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